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Recipes with Beer


Preparing, pairing and cooking food with Belgian beer. Get beer into the kitchen with traditional dishes and new twists on recipes from Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels.

Paling in ‘t Groen

1
APR
2013
AUTHOR
ERIK
VERDONCK
0
COMMENTS

Although some of us get a bit squeamish at the idea of eating eel, this fish isn't only adored by the Japanese. Eel used to be a main staple food in Belgium, and certainly in Flanders. For sustainability, most eels are now raised using aquaculture in (Dutch) fish farms as they are becoming rarer in the wild. Nevertheless many Flemish restaurants serve them as a true delicacy prepared in various ways. The most typical of preparations is still "in 't ’groen" (green sauce)...

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Cabbage parcels with minced meat and blonde Belgian beer

26
JAN
2013
AUTHOR
RIK
VAN
0
COMMENTS

Maybe not the most typical Belgian dish but this is a dish that breathes honest, rural cooking. If you are a creative and active hobby cook you will have no difficulties coming up with your own variation of this recipe. Don't be shy to experiment with different types of minced meats, seasoning and beer. When it comes to pleasing taste buds, the chef should know best. We also would like to thank our Belgian Beer-fan Rik Van Acker for sending this one in...

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